1.1 What do the following words mean? Use your own words.
1.2 What is described on the x-axis and the y-axis?
1.3 What does the vertical dotted line mean?
1.4 What is meant with the grey line?
1.5 What is meant with the orange line?
Look at the graph and answer the following questions:
2.1 Is there “excess mortality” in The Netherlands in 2020? Explain your answer using arguments.
2.2 Look at the graph and estimate the highest weekly deathrate in 2020.
2.3 Estimate in which months the excess mortality due to COVID-19 occured.
2.4 Explain why it is normal in 2017 – 2019 that the average deathrate in January, February, March, November and December is above 3,000 deaths per week and in the months April till October is below that level.
How high is the excess mortality in the Netherlands in 2020 due to COVID-19?Calculate the excess mortality in percentage of the average deathrate for the Netherlands.
3.2 Now, make a comparison with two other EU-countries. Web-search a source that seems reliable to you; it must contain statistic factsBeing able to know whether something is fact or opinion, is very important when reading news or watching an advert for example. • A fact is something that can be proved to be correct. • A… Read more to assess the excess mortality in two other European countries.
3.2.1 How high is the excess mortality in these two selected EU-countries in 2020 due to COVID-19?
3.2.2 Calculate the excess mortality in percentage of the average deathrate for the two selected EU-countries.
3.3 Compare the data of questions 3.1 and 3.2. How are the Dutch doing? Please motivate your answer using factsBeing able to know whether something is fact or opinion, is very important when reading news or watching an advert for example. • A fact is something that can be proved to be correct. • A… Read more.
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